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in europe use switchbacks as a tool, so we took advantage of a vacation to contact three systems in paris, and speak to representative who knew about those three systems. we then confirmd that interview in a phone call with some emails. >> great. >> so let's have jack come up because he can talk to you about the story of our interviews, why we conducted them and some of the information we got from those interviews. >> thank you. and as sharon mentioned when we do our interviews we have two people present and make records of them, so in doing so to continue we spent ten months of our subsequent investigations investigating the muni. during this time muni management continued to insist that using switchbacks as a traffic smoothing tool was good for the majority passengers, yet digging deeper the civil grand jury discovered in fact that the muni had no evidence one way or another about the use or abuse of switchbacks. this was because as many managers repeatedly told us switch backs are commonly and frequently used in other transportation systems around the world. according to one manage
of people and byron and the rest of the committee and lead by karen paris and friends at the park conservation. we have steve from the engineering group. we have dan -- who i see i missed. excuse me. we have dpw who did the design for the area. we have them with the living classroom and maybe it was going to be in another area but it's going to be here at
river traveling up to paris with friends, laughing reminiscing with her sisters. >> she was a beloved member of the golden girls district group and leaves behind many school district friends. the board of education and the superintendent of schools extends sincere condolences to the donahu family. meeting adowneder. meeting adjourned. >> hello, i am with the recreation and parks department. we are featuring the romantic park location in your backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special o
the board down about 1%. london ftse 100 is down about .9%. and the dax down about 1%. and in paris, the crack 40 is down by 1%. investors are becoming less willing to take risk because a decision on the bailout fund for greece has been put off till next week. in tokyo the nikkei extended losses to seven days. chinese stocks were treated because of fierce that the on going communist party congress would make little change in economic policies. let's have a look at currencies. the euro is losing ground against the yen. investors are keeping a wary eye on the debt situation in greece. the yen is quoted at 100- 75-79. >>> many countries are now seeking to diversify their energy sources. industry ministry officials in japan are aiming to launch the world's first futures trading market for liquefied natural gas. they hope to put it into effect by march 2014 to bring down lng prices. liquid natural gas prices have surged since the fukushima daiichi plant accident, it led to shutdowns of all but two reactors in the country. the commodity has been traded at a premium since the link to crude
and mcconnell to actually sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris pease talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >> were they as uncomfortable as they looked sitting next to each other? >> yes. >> and what did you learn from that? >> well, i think that -- what can you say? they don't strike me as two guys that are -- can sit down in a room over a whiskey and kind of work things out. they're very locked in their ways and they are both political tacticians. that's what they do. >> they are brilliant political tacticians. anybody who knows senator mcconnell and reid knows that. they're both very good at what they do, and outmaneuvering one another, which raises the question, with no personal relationship and they're so politically far apart and beholden to their interests in the party, why should we expect that compromise will happen? >> i think that the future of the party, republican party very much depends on getting away from this view held by some in the public that they're just obstructionists. the other thing is that there are just too many things that are really impor
was sent out from paris and did a lot of mapping of the terrain and was part of the discovery of peking man, in fact. so, here is a christian deeply committed in his own paradigm but spent all that time in china and asia absorbing in a sense that the imperative of finding oneness and he found it in a powerful way. >> and so true that you get that feeling of oneness instinctively from being in that world view. yes janet, then we go to the roll in here. >> i wanted to go back to the relationship idea for just a moment - maybe the reason that doctrines define the male relationships is that the relationship of the female with offspring when everybody has got a mother is just a biologically programmed thing. those two beings share body cells together and it seems that this doesn't even need words to describe that definition of that relationship with ones mother. and so it maybe the male relationships need more definition because they don't start out with that level of oneness. >> well, that's exactly the somewhat apologetic explanation i came across. that it's so biologically with a mother that'
moment of the market, 2009, february 2009, we had the eve st. laurent sale in paris, world record prices achieved, $30, $40 million the worst part of the market. and that topped growth has been very much encouraging bidding, encouraging buying as well as encouraging great collectors to put their work on the market. so you've got not only great demand but you've got very good supply at the highest level. >> you know, behind you is andy warhol's "statue of liberty," we just showed it the estimate is about 35 million. do you think it might go for more than that and if so, where do you think the interest will come from, domestic or international? >> i think we will be looking at a market which is truly global. i think one of the things which has established the postwar contemporary market so much above any other market is fact we are not reliant on one economy. we are seeing very, very strong new emerging buyers coming out of the middle east, coming out of late.america and we have got the older collectors, very, very strong american. i think this is one of the things a bit of a fallacy you t
sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris peace talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >>> a computer security software billionaire is on the run. police want to question john mcafee in the murder of his neighbor. >> what do you think he's capable of doing? >> i don't know what he's capable of doing. >> "sky fall" came in number one this weekend with $88 million, about a spy who fights terrorists and sleeps with a lot of women. critics are calling it well made while david petraeus is calling it relatable. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. it was an overnight bombshell, a new twist in the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to quit.al john the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen fbi is unvaer investigation. the fbi connected him to the woman who first blew the whistle senior cor on this case. john miller former assistant mer fbi as fbi director joins us here. good morning again. >> >> good morning. >> so why was this fbi agent that knew joe kelley thrown off >> the case or was he? well,
by 0.5% as is the cac in paris and germany. the dax is off by 0.8%. >>> back in the united states congress returns to session today, this is the lame duck session that is kicking off. legislators faced a seven-week deadline to reach agreement on scheduled tax hikes and budget cuts that threatened to send the u.s. economy off a fiscal cliff. eamon javers, can we expect much? >> the lame duck session does begin today, as you say, and we can expect a lot this week, we'll see a lot of activity, if not real deal making, starting today let me walk you through the schedule of what will happen. congress is back today and also we're going to see the president of the united states meeting with progressive and labor leaders over at the white house, that's today. tomorrow we're going to see the president meeting with business leaders over at the white house, and we're also going to see the president hosting a press conference in which he'll take questions from reporters, remember his statement last week he didn't take questions. he's going to take some questions tomorrow and of course on frid
's fueled with money from the nevada silver mines and the gold rush. it's trying to be the paris of the west. now the beach is the suburbs, the we will their people lived on the bottom and the poorest people lived on the top because it was very hard getting to the top of telegraph hill. it was mostly lean-to sharks and bits of pieces of houses up here in the beginning. and a group of 20 businessmen decided that it would be better if the top of the hill remained for the public. so they put their money down and they bought four lots at the top of the hill and they gave them to the city. lily hitchcock coit died without leaving a specific use for her bequest. she left a third of her estate for the beautify indication of the city. arthur brown, noted architect in the city, wanted for a while to build a tower. he had become very interested in persian towers. it was the 1930's. it was all about machinery and sort of this amazing architecture, very powerful architecture. he convinced the rec park commission that building a tower in her memory would be the thing to do with her money. >> it was going
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